Tusshar Kapoor was all over the news last month for his decision to become a single father through Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), a first in Bollywood. While some hailed him for his bold move, his decision also rekindled the age- old debate on commercial surrogacy in India. Commercial surrogacy is the practice whereby a woman… Continue reading Commercial Surrogacy in India
“You have to love its simplicity. It’s one-billionth our size and it’s beating us.” – Sam Daniels (Dustin Hoffman), Outbreak. There are no borders for a pandemic. It increases, exponentially, so much so as that even thousand miles away one starts asking himself “Am I really safe?” In 1976, the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) or Ebola… Continue reading The Political Economy of No-Resistance to Ebola Virus
Abstract Supporting the poor to get access to adequate food is a matter of humanity, justice and global solidarity. Access to adequate food is a human right which is recognized in several institutions under international law. The human right to adequate food is of crucial importance for the enjoyment of all other basic rights. Food… Continue reading Is The Food Bill Enough to Feed India’s Hungry?